Scarlet Pearl to Use IGT Sports Betting Platform; PlayShot Gains NV Approval

Gaming supplier International Game Technology reported that its PlayShot sports betting platform powers DraftKings at Scarlet Pearl Sportsbook, the newest sports betting destination on the Mississippi Gulf Coast.

Through IGT’s PlayShot technology, patrons of Scarlet Pearl Casino Resort can now place pre-match and in-play sports wagers over the counter. Pending regulatory approval, the casino will deploy additional IGT sports betting peripherals such as kiosks and mobile technology, as the regional sports betting market evolves.

In a separate release, IGT announced that its PlayShot integrated sports betting solution has successfully completed the final stage of Nevada regulatory approval, a mandatory field trial for the solution’s on-property sports betting module. With this milestone, the market-leading sports betting solution is fully approved for deployment throughout the state. Mobile sports betting on the PlayShot platform received regulatory approval in a field trial completed in 2017.

Throughout the field trial, the PlayShot solution powered over-the-counter betting services at 10 major Las Vegas Strip casinos and proved to be a stable, efficient and user-friendly business tool. The recent trial also included the testing of IGT’s proprietary MarkSense Technology, a solution that enables operators to design and print parlay sheets and promotions on demand.

IGT’s PlayShot sports betting technology is now powering sports wagers in four U.S. states including Nevada, New Jersey, Mississippi and West Virginia.

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